Momo Bertrand is a communications and training specialist with extensive experience in the United States, Europe, and Africa. He currently works within the learning innovation team at the United Nations' ITCILO in Turin, Italy.
Before joining the UN, Momo co-founded One Digital World, an education non-profit focused on providing digital skills to women and asylum seekers. He also worked in marketing and consulting in California and Cameroon. His work has been featured on BBC, Africa.com, la Repubblica, CRTV, Canal 2, and KTV California.
Momo holds an MA in Social Innovation from the University of San Diego (USD). While at USD, he won the annual essay writing contest, delivered a graduation speech, and was featured on the cover of the university magazine. He also attended the Catholic University Insitute of Buea in Cameroon (CUIB), where he was student president and valedictorian. He holds an MBA from Quantic.
Momo is the author of several publications and articles, including a peer-reviewed paper on inclusion in education. He is a passionate and engaging trainer who has spoken at over 100 events, workshops, and seminars around the globe.
In 2018, Momo received the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Spirit Award as the top leader from a cohort of 100+ youth across West Africa. He is a fellow of the Hansen Program, California.